HealthInfoNet, The Rhode Island Quality Institute, and VITL Announce New England Region Health Information Exchange (HIE) Collaboration

New Gloucester, Maine, Providence, Rhode Island, and Williston, Vermont (June 21, 2022) – HealthInfoNet (Maine), The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI), and VITL (Vermont) today announced an innovative collaboration aimed at advancing interstate interoperability to improve population health and patient care in and across each of the New England communities they serve

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New Law to Change CurrentCare to an Opt-Out Consent Model

PROVIDENCE, RI — The Rhode Island State General Assembly and the Governor’s office approved the consent model change for Rhode Island’s Health Information Exchange, CurrentCare, to an opt-out consent model. The legislation (2021-H6210A and 2021-S0495A) updates the...

New Law to Boost Electronic Medical Records Use

In July 2021, the consent model for Rhode Island’s Health Information Exchange (CurrentCare) approved by the Rhode Island state general assembly and the Governor’s office to transition to an “Opt-Out” consent model. This legislative change updates the consent language...

Rhode Island Quality Institute Receives COVID-19 Test Results from East Side Clinical Laboratory and Coastal Medical

PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) is now receiving COVID-19 lab test result data from East Side Clinical Laboratory (ESCL) in its COVID-19 Dashboard for both CurrentCare and non-CurrentCare enrolled patients. Test results include PreK-12 students and staff antigen tests. In addition to ESCL, RIQI’s COVID-19 Dashboard is also receiving test result data from Coastal Medical Laboratories. RIQI is actively working with Dominion Diagnostics to share their COVID-19 lab test result data.

Request for Proposal for health information exchange (HIE) vendor

The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) is pleased to announce it will be issuing a request for proposals (RFP) for its health information exchange (HIE) vendor. RIQI plans to release the RFP the week of February 10, 2020 with responses due on March 9, 2020.

Crunching the complex data in health care

Crunching the complex data in health care

PROVIDENCE – Neil Sarkar, Ph.D., the interim president and CEO at the Rhode Island Quality Institute, occupies a unique position atop a mountain of health data analytics under way in Rhode Island.